Experiential Facilitation 101

Our Experiential Facilitation 101 training is an introductory class for the team building facilitator.  This three-day training provides an important first step in building the foundational skills necessary to lead experiential programs.

Course includes:

Basic Facilitation

  • Introductions:  Be able to provide basic disclosure and framing presentations for participants at the beginning of a program.
  • Effective Sequencing:  Be able to plan and sequence a basic experiential program
  • Safety:  Emotional and Physical
  • Program focus:  Skill Development based or Concept based

Experiential Theory

  • Experiential Learning Cycle – Kolb Model
  • Effective Debriefing – Top 10 techniques

Facilitation Skills

  • Active Listening
  • Linking
  • Confronting behaviors
  • Blocking and Supporting
  • Controlling Dominate Participants
  • The Art of Giving Effective Directions
  • Learning Styles
  • Creative Partnering Tools
  • Attention Getters
  • Managing Group Energy
  • Empathizing
  • Courage
  • Willingness to Model
  • Presence
  • Belief in Group Process
  • Stamina
  • Self Awareness
  • Sense of Humor
  • Inventiveness:  MacGuyver Facilitation
  • Analyzing Games
  • Ability to Cope with Verbal Attacks
  • Refocusing Groups

Experiential Activities

  • Icebreakers
  • Energizers
  • Problem solvers
  • Initiatives
  • Processing and Debriefing


Dates:  July 6-8, 2021   —   Aug 30-Sept 1, 2021  —  November 15-17, 2021

Location:  Hampton Inn, Littleton CO

Time:  9:00am-4:30pm,  Continental breakfast and lunch included!

Price:  $975    Includes all three days of training, instruction manual, classroom giveaways, and a $50 credit towards any Training Wheels equipment purchase.


Train the Trainer class:

Are you interested in being certified to deliver this class to others?  We now offer a Train the Trainer certification for the Experiential Facilitation 101 course.  Once you are certified, you can teach this class to others, however, you will need to purchase one Participant Kit for each person.  These run $150 per kit.

Dates:  July 6-9, 2021    August 30-Sept 2, 2021      November 15-18, 2021

Location:  Hampton Inn, Littleton, CO

Time:  9:00am-4:30pm,  Continental breakfast and lunch included!

Price:  $3500    Includes all four days of training, instruction manual, classroom giveaways, Facilitator Kit full of all the materials needed to teach the class, including a Facilitator Manual, power point slides, and your first 20 Participant Kits to run your first class.


Online Training

If you cannot attend one of our classroom-based trainings for the Experiential Facilitation 101, we also have this course online.  Click here to register for our Online Experiential Facilitation 101 Course.




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